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    African Union Network Of Sciences (AUNS)

  • Briding the gap

    Research Translation from Bench to Bedside

    Transforming lives in Africa

Our Vision

To be a leading African Institution in positioning Africa as a global force to be reckoned with, an Africa that is knowledge driven with robust and sustainable system of innovation.

Who We ARE

Welcome to the website of the African Union Scientific Technical Research Commission (STRC). The STRC is a specialized institution within the African Union, which spearheads the promotion and role of science, technology and research, in the strengthening of integration, cooperation and development of the African Union Member States.

We at the STRC support and contribute to research across a spectrum of disciplines in science and technology including forestry and agricultural sciences, medical sciences, soil and botanical sciences,environmental sciences, industrial and technological sciences, andnatural sciences like physics, chemistry, etc., fostering partnerships and engaging in training opportunities as we aim to maximize the impact of science research on the growth and development of the African Union Member States. Read More

Application for Research Training 2019-2020

This course is aimed at sensitising practising physicians on the modern management of tuberculosis.

The major focus areas will be on support for biorisk management of clinical and local health department laboratories to reduce risk. It will include essential elements of laboratories that can be used to assess their operations and integrate as well as enhance programs for biosafety and biosecurity.

This training aims to cover biosafety, Outbreak Investigations, ELISA and PCR etc.

Diagnosis of sexually transmitted/reproductive tract infections using sensitive and specific diagnostic methods

This training program sets professional standards for the advancement of laboratory animal science.

The objective of this course is to generate and share expertise, information, knowledge and provide training regionally and globally on smokeless tobacco.

The online training course includes cervical screening techniques such as VIA test, Pap smear, HPV test, its interpretation and follow up, treatment modalities such as cryotherapy, LEEP, thermo-coagulation for non-malignant and CIN lesions and radical hysterectomy, radio and chemotherapy for malignant lesions.

Our Mandate

To implement the the Africa’s Science and Technology Policy in coordination with relevant stakeholders; promote the Intra-Africa research activates; identify new and comparative priority areas for research; and to popularize the scientific and technological research culture in Africa.

Latest News


AUNS Information Day with Ambassadors Resident in Nigeria

The African Union Scientific Technical and Research Commission will host selected Ambassadors Resident in Nigeria to a meeting on African Union Network of Sciences African Union Network of Science (AUNS) and boost support for networking in science and tec
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Our Partners

 African Liver Patients Association
Federation of African Engineering Organisations
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Nigerian Environmental Society
National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics
Egyptian Engineers Syndicate
African Centre for Technology Studies

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